Achieving Optimum Pet Health

10/12/2012 9:17:02 AM

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 55% of adult cats and fifty-three percent of adult dogs are classified as obese or overweight by their veterinarians. Here are some tips to help you achieve optimum pet health.

It's time to start paying attention to the list of ingredients on your pets food label. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, fifty-three percent of adult dogs and 55% of cats are classified as overweight or obese by their veterinarians. The reason? Foods packed with more calories that aren't necessarily nutritious.

When searching for pet food you'll want to seek feed rich in high quality proteins that work to support the vitality of your pets skin and coat. Food's rich in fiber and organic fruits and vegetables are crucial. While nutrition accounts for nearly 80% of your pet's health regular walks will also keep them in shape. Jalelah Ahmed has all the details.